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Sleep Lab Study: Overnight Shift Workers Linked To Diabetes, Obesity

Millions of Americans who work overnight, graveyard shifts are subject a range of negative metabolism and sleep cycle problems – and researchers are testing volunteers in sleep labs to find out why flipping one’s work schedule creates such hormonal changes.


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Mom Pleads Guilty To Riding On Car Roof Going 55 MPH

A Vermont woman has pleaded guilty to riding with her 5-year-old son on the roof of a station wagon traveling at least 50 mph.


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One Dead In Vermont Crash Which Injured Connecticut Residents

 COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) _ A Quebec man was killed and four people from Connecticut were injured in a head-on crash on Interstate 89 in Vermont. Vermont state police say a Honda Civic driven by Dominique […]


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Service Dog Throws Self In Path Of Bus To Protect Blind Owner

Authorities say a service dog has thrown itself in front of a school bus to try to protect its blind owner as the pair crossed a road in New York.


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Man Arrested Near School In ‘Star Wars’ Stormtrooper Costume With Fake Gun

A Massachusetts man is facing charges after he was spotted outside a city elementary school dressed as a “Star Wars” stormtrooper, complete with fake gun.


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Three Tossed Into Water While Boating

(SHARON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   -Three people  who were tossed from a motorized rowboat on Indian Lake in Sharon Thursday evening  were taken to Mid Hudson Regional Hospital Poughkeepsie, New York with  non-life threatening injuries. Connecticut Department of […]



Study: Cyberbullying Less Harmful Than In-Person Harassment

Cyberbullying and online-only harassment are no more emotionally harmful to children than in-person bullying, with digital bullying lasting less time and not involving one’s peers.


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Harvard Study Finds Chimps Like To Cook

A new study suggests that chimps understand the concept of cooking and even have a preference for cooked food.


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State: Man Who Told Investors The Holy Spirit Guiding Trades Ran Ponzi Scheme

The Massachusetts secretary of state’s office says a man who told investors that the Holy Spirit guided his trading system has been charged with running a Ponzi scheme.